African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

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Indiana University Press, 2006 - History - 224 pages
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A critique of filmmaking in the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa by noted film scholar Roy Ames
 

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Contents

THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
3
BEGINNINGS
21
AFRICAN INITIATIVES
36
THE FRENCH CONNECTION
53
LIBERATION AND POSTCOLONIAL SOCIETY
67
INDIVIDUAL STRUGGLE
87
EXPERIMENTAL NARRATIVES
109
EXEMPLARY TALES
122
MAHAMAT SALEH HAROUN CHAD
158
DANI KOUYATÉ BURKINA FASO
167
RAJA AMARI TUNISIA
176
FAOUZI BENSAIDI MOROCCO
183
ABDERRAHMANE SISSAKO MAURITANIA
191
BIBLIOGRAPHY
201
INDEX
215
Copyright

THE POSTINDEPENDENCE GENERATION
143

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Roy Armes is Professor Emeritus of Film at Middlesex University in London. His recent books include Third World Film Making and the West, Arab and African Film Making. Dictionary of North African Film Makers, and Omar Gatlato.

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